Boys and Girls Village

Current Openings

At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.

ASBTEP Clinician-

Boys & Girls village continues to grow and we are now looking for a Master's Level Clinician to provide Case Management and Sexuality Education for 1 to 3 months to Level 1 youth and individualized clinical and case management services in the home to the youth including other individuals in his/her natural support system. The Clinician provides the above plus Individualized Treatment to level 2 youth for 3 – 12 months.

Clinician -MST/PSB

Master's level clinician to provide in home intersive community based services to families of youth with problem sexual behavior difficulties utlizing MST-PSB model. Must be licensed and willing to work flexible hours. Bilingual preferred.

Clinician- IICAPS

Master’s degree in Marriage and Family, Clinical Counseling, or equivalent. Must be licensed or license eligible. Perform evaluations and treatment of children, parents, and families Carry a case load of 8 to 9 cases; averaging 5.5 hours of direct service per week per case. Provides psycho therapeutic services to families through individual, family, group or play therapy to promote change in the family system.

Job Coach- Work to Learn

Bachelor's level candidate able to work both independently and as a team. Must be reliable and passionate about working with at risk teens. Detail oriented, organized, and able to balance case management while overseeing a youth run business. Valid driver's license and clean driving record required. Bilingual preferred

Milieu Nurse

The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a psychiatric residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.

Paraeducator/MHW

Energetic Associates/Bachelor's level. motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.

Special Education Teacher

Certified Special Education Teacher to be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional CT State Special Education Teaching Certification required. Bachelor's degree in special education required. Master's degree is preferred.

Milieu Supervisor

Bachelors level Milieu Supervisor manages the milieu ensuring a safe, clean, structured, and orderly unit where therapeutic programming and behavior management can be implemented. Supervisors are responsible for ensuring the processes are completed in accordance with BGV policies and procedures. They are responsible for providing supervision to the mental health workers and assisting them in providing a nurturing environment.

Outpatient Clinician- Part Time

Masters Level, Licensed Clinician to provide clinical services to individuals and families.  Emphasis is on providing treatment for problem sexual behavior youth whether on-site in Bridgeport or at an alternative facility such as CJTS.  Also provides evidence based treatments such as CF-TSI or TF-CBT for trauma victims and may work off-site with other programs to provide comprehensive metal health services to their clients.

Reintegration Mentor

Bachelor's Level Reintegration Mentor works with the juvenile, family and the Juvenile Probation Officer to ensure a smooth transition back into the community, school and community based services. The REGIONS residential program will provide a home-like environment with a therapeutic based milieu for JJ involved male adolescents with a rehabilitation and treatment focus

Mental Health Worker/Mentor AGENCY

Entry level Mentor acts as a role model for and reinforces the youth’s individual needs plan. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips. They are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The Youth Mentor also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations. The REGIONS residential program will provide a home-like environment with a therapeutic based milieu for JJ involved male adolescents with a rehabilitation and treatment focus

Clinician- MST/BSF

Masters Level Therapist provides in home clinical services to the child and other influencers in the child’s life (family, parents, school). The Therapist must work a flexible schedule in order to eliminate the factors that create risk for repeat maltreatment, out of home placement of the child, and continued substance misuse to promote the long-term sustainability and generalizability of treatment gains.

Clinician- Safe Haven Residential Treatment Center

Masters Level Safe Haven PSB Clinician provides intensive clinical services to clients residing in the Safe Haven PSB program. This includes individual, group, and family therapies with some in home work.
The Safe Haven PSB program is a specialized residential treatment facility treating boys between the ages of 12-15.11 who exhibit problem sexual behaviors to the extent that they require a staff secure treatment facility to address their sexual acting out.

Clinician- REGIONS

The Masters Level Clinician will conduct needs assessments, work with youth and family in developing plan of care and provide short-term, solution focused interventions. Responsible for synthesizing all information gathered into the assessment process, and conduct individual and family counseling.

Quality and Compliance Manager

Under the direction of the Director of Compliance & Quality Assurance, the Manager identifies compliance issues, monitors, and performs ongoing audits to ensure compliance with program contracts, program policies/procedures as well as Federal and State standards, regulations and legislation. The plans of action, as determined in consult with the Director, will be implemented by the Manager including meetings with staff, training and re-auditing to ensure implementation. This position requires an ability to read, analyze and interpret/implement state and federal laws, rules and regulations within a healthcare setting. The Manager is also responsible to ensure successful licensing and QA functions are being met

Family Recruitment & Development Specialist

The Family Recruitment & Development Specialist assists in the recruitment, approval of, and training of foster parents for the TFC program. The Family Recruitment & Development Specialist position collaborates with program staff and other community providers to support the approved families with BGV in their parenting ability. This position will cultivate and maintain relationships with a variety of community organizations, group & entities to aid with the development of perspective foster families that are able to meet the social- emotional behavioral and permanency needs of the children served in TFC.

Administrative Director of Residency Services

The Administrative Director of Residency Services is responsible for outward facing responsibilities such as attending statewide CSSD and DCF meetings. This position acts as liaison to CSSD and DCF, as well as other referral sources and stakeholders. They attend collaborative meetings and represent the interests of BGV. They are responsible for regulatory program compliance in conjunction with the compliance department. They will oversee the gathering of internal and contracted QA measures, ensure that documentation is completed in accordance with state regulations. They must possess a thorough working knowledge of program components including clinical understanding and management to navigate complex systems to ensure positive program outcomes.

Outpatient Clinician- Full Time

 Licensed clinician to provide clinical services to individuals and families.  Emphasis is on providing treatment for problem sexual behavior youth whether on-site in Bridgeport or at an alternative facility such as CJTS.  Also provides evidence based treatments such as CF-TSI or TF-CBT for trauma victims and may work off-site with other programs to provide comprehensive metal health services to their clients.